Kavisha Gupta

Third year PhD student

  • Supervisors: Jan Grobovsek & Mike Elsby
  • Start date: 01-Oct-2019
  • School of Economics

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Room 3.11, 31 Buccleuch Place

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Kavisha is currently a Ph.D. student and holds a MSc in Economics from the University of Edinburgh. Before that, Kavisha was working within the advanced analytics team of a consulting firm. She has obtained an MBA in Finance and a B.A. (Honours) in Economics from the University of Delhi.

Undergraduate teaching

Economics 2 (ECNM08006)

Economics 1 (ECNM08013)

Statistical Methods for Economics (ECNM08016)

Postgraduate teaching

Mathematics, Statistics and Econometrics (ECNM11002)

Research summary

Kavisha's research interest lies in the area of macroeconomics with a focus on the effect of unconditional transfers and other human & social development policies on intergenerational mobility and inequality in a developing country context. Her current work focusses on understanding the role of education related policies in reducing child labour and informality, using quantitative macroeconomic models. 

Principal’s Career Development PhD Scholarship  (2019-2023)

 Edinburgh Global Research Scholarship (2019-2023)

Research and Teaching Studentship (2023-2024)